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Psychology of Money

Money is a big topic in preparing for the retirement transition. There are calculations to be made about whether you will have enough money to live comfortably now and in the future. The reality is most retirees worry about whether or not they will have enough money to live out their lives in a comfortable […]

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Are You Afraid of Retirement?

All of your ducks are in a row. You have saved and carefully invested for years, and the personal discipline is about to pay off. So why is there apprehension in the bottom of your belly? Let’s be honest. There is risk involved, and the future no longer seems certain or familiar. “What if I […]

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How Thoughts Create an Abundant Life

Do you believe your thoughts create an abundant life? There’s an old saying, “You get out of a project what you put into it.” This means that however much energy you put into an activity, project or talent, you reap the benefits in equal measure. Athletes wouldn’t dream of attempting to “go for the gold” […]

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Sufficiency in Retirement

Is Your Life Sufficient in Retirement? Video

I was first introduced to the concept of sufficiency while reading The Soul of Money, by Lynne Twist. According to Lynne Sufficiency is a “consciousness, an intentional choosing of the way we think of our circumstances.” Lynne continues, “Money is a way that expresses value, not determines it.” Sufficiency, unlike frugality isn’t about cutting back […]

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Does Money Make You Mean?

That question was posed by Jay MacDonald, a Bankrate.com contributing editor, in an article published on-line at AOL. He referred to a recent behavioral study that says people with money on their minds tend to be less helpful, less considerate, less willing to interact with others or even ask for help in completing a task. […]

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Retirement Money and Why There is Never Enough

When you were a young child and wanted a new toy or a piece of candy, your parents most likely told you to clean your room, take out the garbage or wash the dishes to earn whatever money you needed to purchase the desired object. Your life as a wage earner had begun. The work […]

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What is Your Relationship to Money?

The psychology of money is a very fascinating subject because money affects people so profoundly. Money psychology affects us all. Many people become desperate to earn more money or spend more on bigger and better items. Have you ever stopped to consider your own money relationship? Change Your View Toward Money You’re probably very familiar […]

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The Price of Security

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. Helen Keller Recently I have been reading a book called Daring Greatly by […]

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